Fox - Special Needs Assist./Childcare Practitioner - Ballyowen, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Laura Fox

Ballyowen, Lucan, Co. Dublin, Ireland


Experienced, qualified Special Needs Assistant & Childcare Practitioner will look after children in their homes or SNA role in a school. I enjoy interacting with children, teaching them life skills, motivating their creativity through sociable games, outdoor activities & encouraging them to reach their potential in a fun-filled, homely & safe atmosphere.
Excellent references, First Aid Cert, Garda Clearance & my own car.


Special Needs Assist./Childcare Practitioner


Knack to motivate, encourage children to grow to their potential through play, games, physical & creative activity, role-play and games. Reliable, dependable, responsible & caring Child Minder.

Work History

Child Practitioner+SNA work experience + volunteer

St Ultans N.S. + Educate Together N.S. + Kidsbrook Creche. Child Minder for three families with children from16 months to 9 years of age.

From August 2014


Family Childcare (in their homes)

January 2014 - April 2014

Minded two 5 + 7 yr-old girls after school every day till 5pm or 7pm as agreed each week. Picked up girls at their respective finish times, made them warm meal & supervised homework. Played games, art & crafts, read stories, went to playgrounds & facilitated play dates. Cooked dinner on long days.

Child Minder

Various Families (in their homes)

From January 2012

I've looked after children from 16 months to 9 years of age. School drop-offs & pick-ups, supervise homework, facilitate after-school activities & play dates. I make healthy snacks & meals, play games, read stories, do art & crafts with the children & outdoor activities.

SNA in Primary School, Part-time Child Care Worker in Creche or Childminder in family's home.

none at present

I mind children in their homes. I have Fetac Cert (9 distinctions). First Aid Cert and valid Garda Clearance, a clean driving licence & my own car.


German Grinds

As a fluent German speaker I have been coaching secondary school students for 5 years with great success in their Junior + Leaving Cert exams.
We work on German conversation to improve students fluency, practice aural comprehension, translate texts and constantly practice grammar & increase vocabulary.

SNA Life Coaching

Coached two 10 h 11 yr-olds boys with autism for six hours weekly during the summer in mind mapping, organising trips, money handling, independant shopping, reading timetables, learning landmarks, plotting route through city centre, ordering, paying for own meals & tallying receipts. Also did maths puzzles, phonetics, graphic idioms, grammar (adjectives & adverbs etc) & played games & encouraged social interaction. The boys learned basic Irish Geography, European capitals through use of a jigsaw puzzle location of countries & major cities around the world through use of a globe.

Qualifications & Certifications

Special Needs & Childcare.

Greenhills 3rd Level College

Greenhills College

Rochfort Manor, Blackrock

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